Here's good news for all fans of Maris Racal: the actress-singer is set to release a new single, titled "Ate Sandali".
On her Instagram page, Maris shared the teaser for her new song, which comes seven months after the release of her last single "Kahit Na Anong Sablay".
"Ate Sandali" will be available on various digital streaming platforms starting Wednesday, June 23.
The song is produced by Sony Music Philippines with Balcony Entertainment, an artist management and record label founded by OPM icon and Maris' boyfriend Rico Blanco.
Maris, 23, confirmed her relationship with Rico, 48, in late May, two months after her birthday greeting to the latter spurred rumors that they are romantically involved.
"Kami po ni Rico... I think basing po sa post na ginawa ko po, I think it's very obvious. Right now, we are very excited and busy din. We are preparing such beautiful music together. Kaya abangan nila 'yon soon," she said.
It was in 2019 when the two collaborated for the first time on a track titled "Abot Langit". They also appeared in the music video for it.
Rico also arranged and produced Maris' song "Not For Me", which she released on her 23rd birthday last year.
Of her professional relationship with Rico, Maris said in an interview with PUSH: “I think it just comes naturally. Walang study, walang perfect formula for it. Pero if you get each other then automatic na 'yung connection, 'yung attraction or whatever you call that.
"Minsan kasi may songwriter ka na mami-meet na hindi mo kapareha ng ways, hindi mo kapareha ng technique. Nagkataon lang medyo pareho kaming dalawa that’s why ang bilis namin nakuha yung writing ng isa’t isa. Before kasi nag-meet kami through that and then nung nagkaintindihan na, that’s when the music happened," she added.